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June 24, 2015 11:06 ET

Media Advisory: Bombardier and WestJet Encore to Celebrate the Milestone Delivery of the 500th Q400 Aircraft

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 24, 2015) - Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and WestJet Encore invite representatives of the media to attend a ceremony to celebrate the milestone delivery of Bombardier's 500th Q400 aircraft. The aircraft, bearing serial number 4500, will be delivered to the Canadian airline as the 22nd of 36 ordered by WestJet Encore and parent company WestJet. Senior executives of WestJet, WestJet Encore and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft will be in attendance.

Where: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft, 123 Garratt Blvd., Toronto, Ontario M3K 1Y5
When: Thursday, June 25, 2015
1:30 p.m. Media Registration
2:00 p.m. Celebration Ceremony

Photo ops and interviews will be conducted following the celebration ceremony.

Please RSVP to Philippa King (

About WestJet Encore

WestJet Encore launched service in Canada in June 2013 operating 10 departures daily to two destinations with two Q400 aircraft and 131 employees. Today, it services 24 cities in seven provinces with 114 daily departures with 21 Q400 aircraft and approximately 500 employees. The airline recently launched Edmonton-Kamloops, Toronto-Québec City, Toronto-Fredericton and Halifax-Sydney services.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world's leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

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